A project has started in Bradford to see there is a link between sight problems in young school children and their reading level.
Thousands of teachers are taking part on a one-day strike today in a continued row over pay, pensions and working conditions.
Hundreds of schools are to close tomorrow as teachers strike in a long running row over over pay, pensions and workload.
Around a thousand staff members from the University of Hull walked out on strike today over pay.
Members of the higher education unions UCU, UNISON and Unite picketed all the main entrances to the university.
This is the second time in five weeks they have walked out because they claim higher education staff have been forced to accept annual rises of less than one per cent - effectively a 13 per cent cut in real terms.
University and college workers across the region will walk out on strike today.
Lecturers will be on the picket lines in an ongoing protest against a pay increase offer. Many lessons at higher education establishments in Yorkshire are expected to be disrupted.
The University of Huddersfield has been named University of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards. Judges were impressed with its commitment to being at the heart of the town.
A group campaigning to save Barnsley Central library will today lobby the full Council meeting. Plans to demolish the building will be discussed as the council aims to modernise the town's library service.
The Universities of York and Sheffield are to receive a share of £350 million for PhD training in engineering and science. It's thought the training will lead to economic growth.
A retired teacher from Wakefield has been given a lifetime achievement award for his dedication to making a real difference to the lives of some of the poorest people in Africa.
Over the last 25 years Barry Brindley has led a project that's raised £300,000 for schools and community groups in Malawi. Even though he's retired from the Grammar School at Leeds his work continues and he's been honoured at the Independent school awards.
He joined Gaynor and Duncan in the Calendar studio.
Detectives say they have interviewed three men under caution as part of a fraud investigation at a Bradford free school.
It emerged last month that police were looking into the mismanaging of over 86 thousand pounds of public money at the King's Science Academy. It's claimed money given to the school when it opened in 2011 was not used for its "intended purposes."
– Detective Superintendent Lisa Griffin, West Yorkshire Police
I will be considering all the information and potential evidence gleaned so far and over the coming weeks to ensure that the investigation is both thorough and swift.
A good teacher is worth their weight in gold and pupils and staff at Glusburn Primary School near Keighley certainly think Walter Evans ticks that box. And at 92-years-old he's possibly the oldest teaching assistant in the country.
Kate Walby has been to meet the man who gives up his time to volunteer 5 days a week at his local primary school
Swanland in East Yorkshire and Dunnington in York have been named as two of the ten best places in the UK to bring up children. A new study has praised for the villages for their quality of schools and affordable childcare.